Randall Sidlosca is a partner in Arnstein & Lehr’s Miami office. His practice involves all aspects of immigration law. With more than 20 years of experience, Mr. Sidlosca has represented individual, corporate and institutional clients on the full range of immigration matters, with particular emphasis on employment-based immigration. He assists clients with immigrant and non-immigrant visas in all categories and professions, labor certification and priority worker petitions, as well as with dependent visas and employment authorization for spouses. Mr. Sidlosca regularly appears before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S. Department of Labor and other U.S. and foreign governmental agencies.
Mr. Sidlosca advises employers from a diverse range of industries, including health care, finance, hospitality and entertainment. He provides counsel regarding complex issues, such as the immigration effects of corporate restructuring and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Sidlosca also helps employers maintain compliance with immigration laws and regulations, such as employment verification requirements. He has developed immigration compliance programs and performed I-9 audits on behalf of clients.
In addition, Mr. Sidlosca assists individuals with personal immigration issues, including family immigration, exclusion and deportation, as well as with U.S. investment and tax-related immigration matters.
Professional and Community Activities and Achievements
Mr. Sidlosca is an active member of the American Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association. He is a member of The Florida Bar, including the International Section, the Employment Section and the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee. He is also a member of the Dade County Bar Association and the Attorney’s Title Insurance Fund. Mr. Sidlosca is rated by Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent™. The AV rating is Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating.
Since 1996, Mr. Sidlosca has been an adjunct professor at Florida International University. From 1999-2002 he was an adjunct professor at Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad School of Law, and from 1988-1994 he was an adjunct professor at Nova Miami-Dade Community College.
Interviews and Lectures
A frequent lecturer on immigration law, Mr. Sidlosca is often called upon to provide commentary and legal analysis of pressing immigration matters by both television and print media outlets, such as CNN, The New York Times and The Miami Herald.
Mr. Sidlosca’s inteviews and commentary include: video interview, “Immigration,” The Business Show, www.MiamiHerald.com; quoted, “Anger Up, Visas Down: Top 10 H-1B Stories of Last 12 Months,” Computerworld, October 1, 2009; television interview, “Immigration to Boost the Economy?,” Fox News Channel, August 13, 2009; quoted, ‘Visas Drawing Foreign Investors to Florida,” The Miami Herald, August 11, 2009.
University of Miami School of Law (J.D.)
Barry University (B.A., with honors)
State of Florida
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court